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Dealing with Mud and Debris in Your Flood Damaged Home

8/2/2021 (Permalink)

Monsoons can bring a significant amount of water surging through an area in a short period of time. While most homeowners equate flooding with water damage, flood damage from monsoons also bring the high risk of mud and debris damage to your home. Learn more about monsoon flood damage and what to do if it happens to you.

Monsoon damage risks

Many monsoon-related floods carry large amounts of dirt and mud with them wherever they go, creating a mess if these waters breach your home. Mud is often one of the most visible signs from Phoenix monsoons; it can crust floors, walls, furniture, and anything else in its reach. Dirt may also work its way into various nooks and crannies in the home, creating pockets of grime and sludge that require deep cleaning to eliminate. SERVPRO East Phoenix has all the tools and training necessary to deal with mud damage, providing monsoon flood victims with relief when they need it most. Work with a storm damage remediation specialist in a monsoon flood situation.

How SERVPRO deals with monsoons mud and debris

Mud and debris are our top priorities in addition to water removal whenever we respond to a monsoon flooding situation. Responding quickly is critical to remove mud and debris effectively since mud can harden and form crusty shells that are difficult to remove and can leave behind significant damage. If contacted immediately following monsoon flood damage, we have a better chance of arriving before the mud dries and hardens to the point of causing significant issues. If the mud and muck is damp enough, we may be able to remove most of it with washing and scrubbing procedures. To eliminate all signs of mud and dirt in the home, we usually need to employ more in-depth cleaning procedures. We are armed with an array of professional cleaning solutions, tools, and machines that bring industrial cleaning strength to homes and small businesses in the area. Whether the dirt is stuck between floorboards, trapped in tile grout, or soaked into wallpaper, we have treatments and techniques to restore and repair many surfaces and materials without entirely replacing them. For sensitive objects such as electronics and jewelry, we work with local experts to get your belongings the care they require without damaging them any further.

If you experience monsoon flood damage, work with SERVPRO

If your home experiences flood damage after a monsoon storm, contact SERVPRO of East Phoenix as quickly as possible so we can get to work removing the water as well as mud and debris from your home. We’re available 24/7 to assist you, so don’t hesitate to contact us at 602-507-6163.

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